From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC
- Photograph of Jack Sharpley who lived in Erica Av. Tatura. His father was on the P.M.G. line staff at Tatura c.1939-41. Jack entered the RAAF through the Air Training Corps. Trained in Canada, flew in Sunderland Flying Boats. Died in crash on duty off the coast of Wales.
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- Jack Sharpley lived in Erica Av. Tatura. His father was a P.M.G. Linesman c.1939. Jack attended Tatura Convent & Shepparton High School. Joined staff of State Savings Bank, and attended Melbourne University. Entered Air Force in Air Training Corps 1941. Trained in Canada as a Flight Observer. Posted to a Sunderland Flying Boat Squadron in England. Killed 04.02.1943 in a flying accident off the coast of Wales. A brillian pupil and an outstanding athlete.
- 6 Aug 2018 at 1:18PM